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Active Federal Aid Projects, Studies (Work Plans) , 
Jobs and Items Under the Federal Aid Program as of 1 ,C 



APR 12 1990 

Dingell-Johnson (D-J) Projects *$&)' Of IV, . ;■(: 

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F-34-D - Statewide Fisheries Development - renews 1 July; current segment year 
No. 22, $236,000 ($177,000 Federal share); current AFA expires 
30 June 1991. 

Work Item No. 1 - Electric control panel and turbine pump - Sunderland 

Hatchery 

Work Item No. 2 - General repairs - Sandwich, Sunderland, Palmer and 

Bitzer Hatcheries 

Work Item No. 3 - Improve access at Squannacook, Guashnet, Swift and 

Mattapoisett Rivers 

Work Item No. 4 - Maintain boat ramp facilities at West Monponsett 

Pond, Baker Pond, Loon Pond, Sheep Pond, Moore's 
Pond, Laurel Lake, Richmond Pond, Snipatuit Pond, 
Great Herring Pond, Cliff Pond, and Flax Pond 

Work item No. 5 - Improve access to John's Pond, College Pond and 

Ashumet Pond; install pads at Great Herring Pond, 
Cliff Pond, Monponsett Pond, Tispaquin Pond and 
Snipatuit Pond 

Work Item No. 6 - Stream improvement at Swift, Squannacook, and 

Quashnet Rivers, Bronson Brook, Wachusett tributaries, 
Whalom Pond, Wequaquet Pond, and Maussert's Pond 

Work Item No. 7 - Post special regulations signs at Deerfield and West- 
field Rivers 

Work Item No. 8 - Investigate fish kills 

Work Item No. 9 - Release, rear or procure for release: landlocked 

salmon, Northern pike, tiger muskies, walleyed pike, 
smallmouth bass, smelt eggs, brown trout (sea-run) 

F-44-R - Fisheries Survey and Inventory - renews 1 July; current segment year 
No. 11, $400,000 ($300,000 Federal share) ; current AFA expires 
30 June 1994. 

Study I - Quabbin Reservoir Investigations 

Job 1 - Smelt Stock Assessment 

Job 4 - Creel Survey of Quabbin Reservoir 

Job 6 - Effect of Muminum - Mobilization on Lake Trout 

Study II - Fish Survey of Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, and Brooks 

Job 1 - Biological Survey of Lakes and Ponds 
Job 2 - Biological Survey of Rivers and Brooks 



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Study III - Sociological Survey of Lakes, Ponds, Rivers and Brooks 
Job 1 - Statewide Angler Creel Survey of Inland Fisheries 

Study VI - Chemical Survey of Inland Waters 

Job 1 - Chemical Survey of Inland Waters 

F-45-R - Anadromous Fish Investigations - renews 1 July; current segment year 
No. 8, $284,000 ($213,000 Federal share), current AFA expires 
30 June 1992 

Study I - Connecticut River Anadromous Fish Investigations 

Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife 

Job 3 - Connecticut River Technical Assistance 

Job 10 - Rearing Atlantic Salmon at Reed State Hatchery 

Massachusetts Cooperative Fishery Research Unit 

Job 1 - Holyoke Fish Passage Facility 

Job 2 - Turners Falls Fish Passage Facility 

Job 4 - Shad Harvest - Holyoke 

Job 13 - Atlantic Salmon Habitat Estimation 

Study II - Merrimack River Anadromous Fish Investigations 

Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife 

Job 1 - Essex Dam Fish Passage Facility 
Job 2 - Pawtucket Dam Fish Passage Facility 
Job 3 - Merrimack River Technical Assistance 

F-46-L - Supplemental Fisheries Land and Access Acquisition - current AFA ex- 
pires 31 December 1993. 

Segment 1 - Cobb property in Falmouth - discontinued 

Segment 2 - Hodge property in Becket - renews 1 January; current 

segment for $804,000 ($603,000 Federal share), but will 
be reduced 
Segment 3 - Aikens property in Ashland - renews 1 July; current seg- 
ment for $544,000 ($408,000 Federal share) 

F-47-E - Aquatic Resources Education Project - renews 1 July; current segment 
year No. 4, $164,000 ($123,000 Federal share); current AFA expires 
30 June 1991; includes $40,000 ($30,000 Federal share) for the Divi- 
sion of Marine Fisheries (DMF) . 

Job 1 - Administration 

Job 2 - Volunteer Training and Motivation 

Job 3a- Production of Educational Material 

Job 3b- Project WELD Supplies 

Job 4 - Public Appearances and Displays 

Job 5 - Production of Education Material (DMF) 






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F-48-R - Marine Recreational Fisheries Survey - renews 1 January; current seg- 
ment year No. 3, $138,500 ($103,875 Federal share); current AFA ex- 
pires 31 December 1990 (DMF) . 

Job 1 - Intercept Survey 

Job 2 - Telephone Survey 

Job 3 - Data Processing and Report Preparation 

Job 5 - Economic Survey - Analyses and Report 

Job 6 - Data Consolidation and Report 

F-49-T - Technical Assistance in Marine Recreational Fisheries Management - 
renews 1 January; current segment year No. 3, $242,000 ($181,500 
Federal share) ; current AFA expires 31 December 1990 (DMF) . 

Job 1 - Technical Assistance to Recreational Fisheries Management 

Agencies 
Job 2 - Technical Assistance to Environmental, Health and Access 

Agencies 
Job 3 - Technical Assistance to Private Sector Agencies 
Job 4 - Technical Assistance to Administration 

F-50-D - Massachusetts Recreational Boating Accommodation Project - segments 

activated as acquisitions and/or developments occur. Current segment 
No. 2 - Development of Access Facility at Back River, Weymouth, 
$360,000 ($270,000 Federal share); current AFA expires 
30 September 1991. 

F-52-R - Aquatic lexicological Assessment Program - renews 1 July; current 
segment year No. 3; current AFA expires 30 June 1992. State funds 
withheld; project inactive during current year. 

Study I - Assessment of Aquatic Resources at Risk to Chemical Con- 
tamination 

Job 1 - Assessment of Aquatic Resources at Risk to Chemical Con- 
tamination 

Study II - Technical Services 

Job 1 - Technical Services 
Study III - Technical Transfer 

Job 1 - Technical Transfer 

F-100-R- Connecticut River Basin Anadromous Fish Restoration, Coordination 

and Technical Assistance - renews 30 September; current segment year 
No. 6, $5,000 ($3,750 Federal share); current AFA expires 
30 September 1992. Coordinator, an employee of the U. S. Fish and 
Wildlife Service, was transferred to Washington in March 1989 and 
has not been replaced. 

Study I - Coordination and Technical Assistance 
Job 1 - Coordination and Technical Assistance 



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F- -L - Land Acquisition, Rivers and Streams - inactive; AFA not yet approved; 
may be activated at discretion of Division administration. 

Anadromous Fish (AFS) Projects 

Program, suspended - Federal funds unavailable. 

Combined Pittman-Robertson and Dingell-Johnson (P-R/D-J) Projects 

FW-2-C - Fish and Wildlife Federal Aid Program Administration - renews 1 October; 
current segment year No. 13, $96,000 ($72,000 Federal share); 50% P-R, 
50% D-J; current AFA expires 30 September 1991. 

FW-9-T - Technical Assistance in Fisheries and Wildlife - renews 1 January; 
current segment year No. 8; $100,000 ($75,000 Federal share); 50% 
P-R, 50% D-J; current AFA expires 31 December 1-93. 

Study I - Technical Assistance to Federal, Interstate, and State 
Government Agencies 

Job 1 - Technical Assistance to Federal, Interstate, and State 
Government Agencies 

Study II- Technical Assistance to Municipal or Town Conservation 
Commissions 

Job 1 - Technical Assistance to Municipal or Town Conservation 
Commissions 

Study III - Technical Assistance to Private Organizations or Individuals 

Job 1 - Technical Assistance to Private Organizations or Individuals 

Pittman-Robertson (P-R) Projects 

W-9-D - Statewide Wildlife Development - renews 1 July; current segment year 
No. 42, $440,000 ($330,000 Federal share); current AFA expires 
30 June 1990. 

Work Item No. 1 - Buildings 

Work Item No. 2 - Dams and Dikes 

Work Item No. 4 - Bridges 

Work Item No. 5 - Roads and Trails 

Work Item No. 8 - Public Use Facilities 

Work Item No. 11- Signs 

Work Item No. 12- Tree and Shrub Plantings 

Work Item No. 13- Herbaceous Seeding 

Work Item No. 15- Vegetation Control 

Work Item No. 21- Timber Management 

Work Item No. 22- Nest Structures 

Work Item No. 28- Water Level Management 

Work Item No. 29- Project Administration; also forest/wildlife planning 

(MCWRU) 

Work Item No. 30- Managed Public Hunts 

Work Item No. 31- Custodial Functions 

Work Item No. 34- Miscellaneous Approved Activities, including 34a - 

Equipment Repairs and Maintenance; 34b - Release 



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W-35-R - Game Population Trend and Harvest Survey - renews 1 July; current seg- 
ment year No. 32, $448,000 ($336,000 Federal share); current AFA 
expires 30 June 1990 . 

Study I - Statewide Game Harvest 

Job 1 - Statewide Game and Furbearer Harvest 

Job 2 - Statewide Beaver Harvest 

Job 6 - Statewide Otter and Fisher Investigations 

Job 7 - Bobcat Harvest and Evaluation 

Job 8 - Coyote Investigations and Harvest Survey 

Job 11- Statewide Furbearer Tallies 

Job 13- Furbearer Population Models (MCWRU) 

Study II - Massachusetts White-tailed Deer Study 

Job 1 - Statewide Deer Harvest 

Job 2 - Non-hunting Deer Mortality 

Job 4 - Deer Management Recommendations 

Job 7 - Deer Habitat Evaluation 

Job 8 - Movements and Habitat Use of White-tailed Deer Fawns in 
Western Massachusetts (MCWRU) 

Job 9 - Mortality of White-tailed Deer Fawns in Western Massachu- 
setts (MCWRU) 

Study III - Census and Banding of Game Birds and Mammals 

Job 1 - Mourning Dove Census 
Job 2 - Bobwhite Quail Census 
Job 3 - Woodcock Census 

Study IV - Wild Turkey Restoration Study 

Job 3 - Turkey Range and Harvest Evaluation 

Study VI - Black Bear Study 

Job 1 - Black Bear Distribution and Harvest Investigations 

Job 5 - Intraspecific Behavior (MCWRU) 

Job 6 - Response of Bears to Habitat and Land Use Changes 

Study XII - Feasibility of Re-establishing and Expanding the Purple 
Martin Population in Massachusetts 

Job 1 - Censusing of Purple Martin Populations, Housing Unit 
Construction, Installations, and Monitoring 

Study XXIII - New England Cottontail Restoration 

Job 1 - Trap and Transplant of New England Cottontails 

Study XXIV - River Otter 

Job 1 - Movements, Habitat Population Characteristics 
Job 2 - Habitat, Population Structure and Modeling 



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W-40-R - Cooperative Waterfowl Banding Project - renews 1 January; current 
segment No. 25, $4,500 ($3,375 Federal share), current AFA expires 
31 December 1990. 

W-42-R - Massachusetts Waterfowl Research Program - renews 1 April; current 
segment year No. 23, ($188,000 ($141,000 Federal share), current 
AFA expires 31 March 1990. 

Study II - Coastal and Inland Waterfowl Banding 

Job 3 - Preseason Banding 

Study IV - Wood Duck Population Study 

Job 7 - Biological Tagging 

Job 8 - Wood Duck Production Survey 

Job 9 - Experimental Box for Low-use Areas 

Study VTII - Waterfowl Inventory Flights 

Job 1 - Waterfowl Inventory Flights 
Job 3 - Aerial-Ground Count Comparisons 

Study IX - Atlantic Waterfowl Council Activities 

Job 1 - Atlantic Waterfowl Council Activities 

Job 2 - Atlantic Waterfowl Council Special Projects 

Study XII - Massachusetts Experimental Waterfowl Season 

Job 2 - Evaluation of Zoned Experimental Waterfowl Seasons 
Job 3 - Experimental Black Duck Harvest Restrictions 

Study XVT - Waterfowl Production Study 

Job 2 - Mallard-Black Duck Breeding Survey - pilot study 
Study XVTI - Project Administration 

Job 1 - Project Administration 

Study XVT I I - Canada Goose Population Study 

Job 1 - Canada Goose Parts Collection Survey 

Job 2 - Canada Goose Banding 

Job 5 - Canada Goose Migration Survey 

Job 6 - Late Season Goose Harvests 

Study XIX - North American Waterfowl Management Plan 

Job 1 - Habitat Venture 
Job 2 - Black Duck Venture 
Job 3 - Sea Duck Venture 



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W-43-D - Hunter Education Training Center Development - renews 1 January; 

current segment year No. 5, $136,800 ($102,600 Federal share); current 
AFA expires 31 December 1989 

Wbrk Plan I - Renovate Main Building 

Job 1 - Update and Test Heating System 

Job 7 - Ceiling, Lights, Blinds - Main Office 

Job 8 - Plumbing and Lavatory 

Job 11- Safety Codes - Fire Escapes, Sprinkler System, Back-up 

Generator 
Job 12- Security System 
Job 13- Handicapped Accommodations 

Work Plan II - Dormitory 

Job 2 - Roof, Gutters, Windows 

Job 5 - Safety Codes - Wiring, Lights 

Work Plan III - Access 

Job 1 - Repair Road 

W-43-S - Hunter Education Program - renews 1 July; current segment year No. 19, 
$388,000 ($291,000 Federal share); current AFA expires 30 June 1992 

Job 1-1 - Administration, Statewide 

Job 1-2 - Administration, Regional 

Job 2 - Volunteer Instructor Recruitment, Training and Evaluation 

Job 3 - Student Recruitment, Training and Evaluation 

Job 4 - Public Awareness 

Job 5 - Training Facilities 

Job 6 - Advanced Training — Bowhunting; Black Powder; Trapping; Map, 

Compass and Survival; Waterfowl Identification; and Steel 

Shot 

W-48-L - Supplemental Wildlife Land and Access Acquisition Project - AFA lapsed 
as of 30 June 1988; renewal AFA submitted to become effective 
1 January 1989 and will expire 31 December 1993; no currently active 
segments . 

Endangered Species Program 

E-l - Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program - renews 1 January; 

current segment year No. 7 , $24,445 ($21,000 Federal share); current 
AFA expires 31 December 1990. 

Study X - Plymouth Red-bellied Turtle Study (75% reimbursable) 
Job 1003 - Population Monitoring and Reconnaissance 

Study XII - Piping Plover Studies (90% reimbursable) 
Job 1202 - Piping Plover Management Study (MCWRU) 



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Study XIV - Roseate Tern Study (90% reimbursable) 

Job 1402 - Roseate Tern Census 

Job 1403 - Bird Island Banding Study 

Job 1404 - Ram Island Management 

Job 1401 - Roseate Tern Recovery Team 

Study XV - Sandplain Gerardia Study (90% reimbursable) 

Job 1502 - Sandplain Gerardia Census 
Job 1502 - Soil Scarification Experiment 

Federal Funds Encumbered in Active Agreements as of 1 July 1989 

Agreement Total Amount Federal Share 



D ingell-Johnson Program 

DFW Fisheries Program 
Marine Fisheries 
Access - DFW & DMF 
DFW - Land Acquisition 



$ 1,147,000 
$ 420,500 
$ 360,000 
$ 1,348,000 



$ 860,250 
$ 315,375 
$ 270,000 
$ 1,011,000 



$ 3,275,500 



$ 2,456,625 



Pittman-Robertson Program 

Hunter Education 
Wildlife Management 



$ 524,800 
$ 1,178,500 



$ 
$ 



393,600 
883,875 



Endangered Species Program 

Endangered Species 

Total amount of Federally- 
aided project agreements 
and Federal funds obligated 
as of 1 July 1989 



$ 1,703,300 



$ 24,445 



$ 1,277,475 



$ 21,000 



$ 5,003,245 



$ 3,755,100 



Prepared by 



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APPROVED La*/ J 0^£ 

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF FIELD OPERATIONS 
MASS. DIVISION FISHERIES & WILDLIFE 



R. Stewart McCaig 
Federal Aid Program Administrator 



Date: 



1 July 1989